On This Day in History for December 5

Events in History

  • 63 BC Cicero reads the last of his Catiline Orations
  • 633 Visigothic King Sisenand convenes Fourth Council of Toledo at the church of Saint Leocadia in Toledo; all bishops of Hispania agree to establish seminaries in cathedral cities and implement educational standards
  • 771 Charlemagne becomes the sole King of the Franks after the death of his brother Carloman
  • 1082 Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona is assassinated
  • 1301 Pope Boniface VIII's decree Ausculta fili (only nominee)
  • 1349 500 Jews of Nuremberg massacred during Black Death riots
  • 1360 The French Franc is created
  • 1408 Emir Edigu of Golden Horde reaches Moscow
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Weddings in History

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